Born June 23, 1949

Education:

1973-1975 - B.A. in Art Education, University of Illinois at Chicago

1971-72 - Art Major/Advertising Design, Art School of the Detroit Society of Arts & Crafts (Now the College for Creative Studies, CCS), Detroit, Michigan

1970-71 - Art Major, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan

1968-70 - Commercial Art/Art Major, Oakland Community College, Farmington, Michigan
 

Upcoming Art Shows:

47th Annual Charlevoix Art & Craft Show, July 11 & 12, 2015, Charlevoix, MI.

41st Harrisville Arts & Crafts Harmony Weekend Show, September 5 & 6, 2015, Harrisville, MI.
 

Past Art Shows:

2014 Crooked Tree Juried Fine Art Exhibition at the Crooked Tree Art Center, Petoskey, Michigan September 20-November 15

2014 "The Best & Brightest" Art Show and Sale, Scottsdale Artists' School, Scottsdale, AZ. January 10-March 31

2013 Hidden River Art Festival, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, Brookfield, Wisconsin

2012 - 40th Annual Artarama River Walk Art Festival, Eagle River, Wisconsin

2012 - 51st Annual Grand Haven Art Festival, Grand Haven, Michigan

2011 - Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts, Glen Ellyn, Illinois

2009 - Harmony Art Show, Harrisville, Michigan

2008 - Harmony Art Show, Harrisville, Michigan
 

Gallery Representation:

2015 Currently - Thunder Bay Arts Council Gallery, Alpena, Michigan

2010-2011 - Mullaly’s 128 Studio & Gallery, Elk Rapids, Michigan

2009 - ESAG Gallery, Harrisville, Michigan
 

Juried Group Exhibitions:

2014 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, Michigan

2009 - Juried Art Exhibition, Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan, Alpena, Michigan. Honorable Mention Award Winner
 

Organization Affiliations:

2013 - Pheasants Forever Winnebago Chapter, Illinois Chapter. Auction a painting to benefit chapter conservation efforts.

2013 - Ducks Unlimited Kenilworth Chapter, Kenilworth, Illinois. Donate framed limited edition print to their fund raiser banquet for chapter conservation efforts.

2013 - Trout Unlimited Oak Brook Chapter, Oak Brook, Illinois. Donate framed limited edition print to their fund raiser banquet for chapter conservation efforts.

2010-13 - Artist Career Training

2009 - joined NEMAG (North Eastern Michigan Artist Guild), Alpena, Michigan

2008 - Joined ESAG (East Shore Artist Guild), Harrisville, Michigan
 

Workshops Attended:

2013 - Clayton Beck III Oil Painting from Life, The Pallette & Chisel, Chicago, Illinois

2011 - C. Michael Dudash Oil Painting, The Scottsdale Artists’ School, Scottsdale, Arizona
 

Past Career:

1977-2009 - Graphic Design and Illustration for advertising agencies/consumer promotions, freelance business owner of Behmer Design, Inc.